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Queen Mountain Base

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Arctic Circle, The 
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Queen Mountain Base 


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Elevation: 4,600'
Location: 34.0449, -116.1106 View Map  Incorrect?
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Administrators: C Miller, M.Morley, Adam Stackhouse, Salamanizer, Justin Johnsen, Kristine Hoffman
Submitted By: C Miller on Jan 4, 2010
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Description 

The Wastelands and The Arctic Circle lie scattered across the base of Queen Mountain and although separated by distance and rugged terrain both are easily visited in a day if motivated.

The rock here here varies considerably from light-colored and grainy at the The Arctic Circle to smooth and dark at The Wastelands which gives a taste of what the The Underground is all about.

Notable problems here include the Bounty Hunter Arete (V0+), The Mullet (V1), Intrusion Face (V1), The Reacharound (V1 R), It's Da Oooze (V1+), Survivalist (V2), Tinkerbell's Anus (V2), Particle Accelerator (V3), Moral Wasteland (V3), Whips, Chains and Lox (V3), Side Dish (V4), Poker in the Front (V4), Habanero (V4) and Anti-Matter (V5 R).


Getting There 

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The Iceberg Boulder. <br />Photo by Blitzo.
The Iceberg Boulder.
Photo by Blitzo.
At the base. <br />Photo by Blitzo.
At the base.
Photo by Blitzo.
Pulling over the bulge on The Mullet (V1), Joshua Tree NP
Pulling over the bulge on The Mullet (V1), Joshua ...
Sunset from the base of Queen Mountain, Joshua Tree NP
Sunset from the base of Queen Mountain, Joshua Tre...
Looking back to Queen Valley from the parking area, Joshua Tree NP
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Lots of Barrel Cactus. <br />Photo by Blitzo.
Lots of Barrel Cactus.
Photo by Blitzo.
San Jacinto and yuccas, Joshua Tree NP
San Jacinto and yuccas, Joshua Tree NP
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